Alice Cooper’s new studio album, his first in six years, ‘Paranormal’ was recorded in Nashville with long-time collaborator Bob Ezrin. The 10-track album also features a very special bonus CD, a mini-album consisting of two brand new songs written and recorded together with the original Alice Cooper band members, alongside carefully selected live recordings.
Tommy ‘Rocks’ Anderson performs the Best of the Beatles every final Friday of each month at Vino Di Sedona from 7-10 p.m. Tommy Rocks is a well-known acoustic rock musician who has performed on stages throughout Arizona, and is also the owner of Jerome’s music store Tommy Rocks.
If you appreciate saxophone as the lead instrument in jazz combos, you willl absolutely love Sunday’s concert with the Jerry Donato Trio, with sax man Jerry Donato, pianist Nicole Pesce and bassist Bob Lashier giving attendees an afternoon of that fabulous, finger-popping music called Jazz.
Reno and Sheila McCormick have been playing down-to-earth bluegrass, folk, country, and western music together since the 1980s. From Colorado to California to Arizona they have played at festivals, fairs, clubs and gatherings.
For a romantic weekend of wine and music, treat yourself to the unique, “Guitar Artistry” of Rick Cyge in West Sedona this week! Join Cyge for a dinner performance at The Golden Goose American Grill, 5:30-8:30 p.m., where he appears Thursday July 20, Sunday, July 23 and Tuesday July 25, 2017.
With six full-length albums under their belt, Goldfinger has charted in the Billboard Top 200, their self-titled debut album went gold, and have been featured in several films and video games. Nine years after their last release, 2008’s “Hello Destiny…”, fans will be thrilled that Goldfinger are back with “The Knife” and will be eager to scoop this record on release day.
A transplant from the East Coast, Jeordie immediately submerged herself into the Southwest music scene. Music is in her genes, and this ‘natural born musician’ has been performing since she can remember, sharing the stage and singing alongside her mother, 60’s musical artist ‘Melanie’ (known for “Brand New Key”,” Lay Down” &”Beautiful People”).
Quazarz vs. the Jealous Machines, and its companion, Quazarz: Born On a Gangster Star, were both produced by Knife Knights (i.b e.b.) and mixed by Blood. Quazarz came to the Earth from somewhere else, a musical ambassador from his place to ours.
On Sunday, July 16th, Sedona’s popular classic rock & Latin grooves band, 3MKi, presents the first of a series of fabulous nights of Dinner-Show-Dancing in the Collective Sedona’s beautiful and spacious Vista Hall.
Featuring Remastered OK COMPUTER, B-Sides and Three Never Before Released Tracks: “I Promise,” “Lift,” “Man Of War” Rescued from defunct formats, prized from dark cupboards and brought to light after two decades in cold storage… In 2015, The National Recording Registry selected OK COMPUTER to be preserved in the Library of Congress as a recording that has proven “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”
Sunday, July 16, Vista Hall at the Collective Sedona will present a tantalizing musical evening with live show, dance floor, and amazing food by the Heartline Cafe. The 3MKi Band mixes it up with rockin’ 60s and 70s classics, bluesy originals, sexy Latin grooves, soulful singing, ridiculous humor and burning guitar licks during their “Rockin’ Blue Grooves” Show.
The first Wednesday of every month brings Texas Americana, Folk, and Country Blues by singer-songwriter Hank Erwin to Vino Di Sedona. Hank has an incredible history of life experiences that have resulted in a collection of songs that tell his story.
The Grasshopper Grill, at the corner of Page Springs and Cornville Roads, features live entertainment Tuesdays through Saturdays. Five nights a week, starting at 5:30 p.m., the region’s most popular and talented singers, songwriters, instrumentalists and bands cycle through this locals’ favorite Cornville restaurant and bar. The entertainment week kicks off Tuesdays with the relaxed style of Rick Busbea, offering up a great mix with a focus on covering favorites like Kenny Chesney and Jimmy Buffet. With a winning smile and easy going personality, Rick’s presentation goes down easy and stays with you through the night.
Lapalux, also known as producer Stuart Howard, returns to Brainfeeder this summer with Ruinism, his third album and first recorded entirely with hardware. Lapalux does the smart thing here and gets out of the way for the vaguely Björk-esque vocals of JFDR, for whom this song is a lovely showcase. Backed by scattered pops and hisses over the simplest of beats and a slowly-layering tapestry of synths, JFDR doesn’t give us melodies so much as thoughts, a few words at a time, keeping us interested but never quite bothering with a proper hook. The album also features contributions from JFDR, Talvi and GABI.
Enjoy the world famous Esteban as he plays his favorites this holiday weekend with one great night of his tribute Americana Concert on Saturday July 1st at Sound Bites Grill in uptown Sedona.
Together At Last is a new album by songwriter and guitarist Jeff Tweedy. It features the Wilco bandleader performing eleven of his own songs, culled from the Wilco catalog as well as from side-projects Loose Fur and Golden Smog, in a solo acoustic setting. Together At Last showcases Tweedy’s accomplished and intricate guitar playing and his expressive, plaintive voice, and while audiences have experienced Tweedy live onstage as a solo performer for years, this is the first studio recording of its kind for the acclaimed musician.
Masters of Music Louis Landon and Ralf Illenberger are performing live at Relics Restaurant on Friday, June 23, 7 p.m. This show features music for piano and acoustic guitar. Louis Landon is a composer and Steinway artist, formerly of New York and a current resident of Sedona, who has dedicated his life to music.
International guitarist JJ Sansaverino returns to Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill June 24, bringing his high energy; melodic and jazzy groove beats to uptown with his band. With his colorful; mood provoking music, you will enjoy a modern day supper club experience, an evening with this multi-talented artist is sure to inspire and uplift the soul. JJ will be performing with three other artists bringing life to the show.
The Tilted Earth Festival is getting back to its roots at the Page Springs Cellars in Cornville on June 24.
Uniting their audiences with the best sounds of Motown, jazz, country, reggae and contemporary music, people of all ages and backgrounds are brought together by the soulful, jubilant songs of Diversity, a husband and wife duo.
A well-respected jazz artist said, “If you practice four to five hours a day, playing all sorts of music and practicin’ smart, your contemporaries will know you’re a first-class jazz musician.”
Chuck Berry, the father of rock & roll, is releasing his first album in nearly 40 years, which is comprised mostly of new, original songs written, recorded and produced by the legend himself. “This record is dedicated to my beloved Toddy,” said Berry, referring to his wife of 68 years, Themetta Berry. “My darlin’ I’m growing old! I’ve worked on this record for a long time. Now I can hang up my shoes!”
Saturday, June17, 7 p.m., bring your dancing shoes should the rhythm invite you to dance as you enjoy music from Paris to Rio with Vismaya and a trio of fabulous visiting musicians.
Vino Di Sedona is the place to be on a Wednesday night listening to rock and country tunes by Rick Busbea, June 14, 7-10 p.m. Rick is known for his outstanding covers of favorite songs by Kenny Chesney and Jimmy Buffett.
Friday, June 16, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Anthony Mazzella once again will delight the outdoor diners at Sedona’s Bella Vita Ristorante. His skillful compositions on guitar are a fusion of world influences consisting of acoustic fingerstyle, classical, flamenco, jazz, funk, R&B, Celtic and rock and roll.